A Chicago transgender woman became the fourth reported homicide of a transgender woman in 2017.
Keke Collier (24), who also goes by the name Tiara Richmond, was shot and killed on Tuesday by a man in a Englewood neighborhood, who she was last seen getting in a car with. She was later found in the street and pronounced dead at the Advocate Christ Hospital.
Shasha Lauren, Collier’s friend of two years, confirmed Collier’s identity in the reports. According to the police, the circumstances of her death is unknown. She was also misgendered in reports.
Police are still investigating the murder and continues their immediate search for her killer.